Under direction, performs progressively complex assignments in enforcement, care, treatment, quarantine, impound, euthanasia and disposal of animals and informs and advises the public on licensing, immunization, and other Animal Services programs, and performs any other related duties as required.Distinguishing Characteristics:
The II level differs from the I level in that work is done more independently with less supervision. Incumbents at the II level are responsible for additional public contact and interaction with public and private entities. The II level must demonstrate the ability to speak and write effectively at a level necessary for successful job performance.
Incumbents are also assigned citizen complaints, quarantined/biting animals, abandoned/vicious/deceased domestic and wild animals, leash law enforcement patrol, public counter duties, licensing enforcement or as kennel attendants certified by the Department to euthanize animals.
Incumbents at the II level are expected to function at a higher level of individual initiative, creativity, self-direction, independent judgment and all other tasks as listed.PAYROLL TITLE:
Animal Control Officer IIEDUCATIONAL INCENTIVE:
Some positions may be eligible for educational incentive. This incentive may be 2.5%, 3.5%, or 5% for incumbents in eligible positions based on completion of an Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree that is not required for the classification.BILINGUAL INCENTIVE:
Some positions may be eligible for bilingual incentive depending on the applicable memorandum of agreement and the needs of the department. In order to qualify for this incentive, incumbents in eligible positions must take and pass the applicable bilingual fluency exam with a score of seventy percent (70%) or higher.DEPARTMENT/AGENCY:
Health Care Agency - Animal Services
Animal Control Officer II is represented by the Service Employees' International Union (SEIU) and is eligible for overtime compensation.
NOTE: This classification is within a bargaining unit that is subject to an agency shop arrangement which mandates a Regular employee to either join Local 721 of SEIU and pay dues as a member OR either pay a service fee to Local 721 or direct that an amount equivalent to the service fee be distributed to a qualified charitable organization.
The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future Regular (including Temporary and Fixed-term), Intermittent, and Extra Help vacancies in Animal Services. There is currently one (1) Regular vacancy for Field Officer II.TENTATIVE SCHEDULEOPENING DATE:
October 24, 2017CLOSING DATE:
Continuous and may close at any time; therefore, the schedule for the remainder of the process will depend upon when we receive a sufficient number of qualified applications to meet business needs.
Location/Region: Ventura, CA (US)